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Norse gods and giants

Author: Ingri D'Aulaire; Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1967]
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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A collection of Norse myths describing the exploits of the gods and goddesses of the Aesir beginning with the creation and ending when the gods and giants destroyed each other in battle.
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Genre/Form: Book jackets
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.
Norse gods and giants.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1967]
(OCoLC)756468058
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingri D'Aulaire; Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
ISBN: 0385049080 9780385049085
OCLC Number: 303177
Description: 154 pages illustrations (some color) 32 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The first gods and giants --
The creation of the world --
The creation of man --
Yggdrasil, the world tree --
Asgard and the Aesir gods --
Odin, the all-father --
Thor, the thunder-god --
Loki, the god of the Jotun race --
Sif's golden hair --
Loki's monstrous blood --
Balder, the god of light --
Heimdall, the watchman of Asgard --
Njord, Frey and Freya --
Bragi, god of poetry --
Odin's eight-legged steed --
The Valkyries and Valhalla --
Frigg and the goddesses --
Freya's wonderful necklace --
Idunn's apples of youth --
Skade, the ski-goddess --
Frey and Gerd, the Jotun maiden --
The theft of Thor's hammer --
Thor and the Jotun Geirrod --
Thor and the Jotun Utgardsloki --
Thor and the Jotun Rungnir --
Thor and the Jotun Aegir --
The death of Balder --
Loki's punishment --
Ragnarokk, the destiny of gods --
A new world --
Reader's companion.
Responsibility: [by] Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire.

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A collection of Norse myths describing the exploits of the gods and goddesses of the Aesir beginning with the creation and ending when the gods and giants destroyed each other in battle.

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